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Strong democracy : participatory politics for a new age
Barber, Benjamin R., 1939-
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Berkeley : University of California Press, c1984.
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xvi, 320 p. ; 24 cm.


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Book BILKUTUP0076868 JC423 .B243 1984 Central Campus Library

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Twentieth Anniversary Edition
Preface to the 1990 Edition
Preface to the 1984 Edition
Part I Thin Democracy: The Argument Against Liberalism
1 Thin Democracy: Politics as Zookeeping
2 The Preconceptual Frame: Newtonian Politics
3 The Epistemological Frame: Cartesian Politics
4 The Psychological Frame: Apolitical Man
5 Thin Democracy in the Twentieth Century: The Potential for Pathology
Part II Strong Democracy: The Argument for Citizenship
6 Strong Democracy: Politics as a Way of Living
7 A Conceptual Frame: Politics in the Participatory Mode
8 Citizenship and Participation: Politics as Epistemology
9 Citizenship and Community: Politics as Social Being
10 The Real Present: Institutionalizing Strong Democracy in the Modern World